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  • Perconti named 2018 Federal Laboratory Director of the Year

    February 05, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 5, 2018) -- The Federal Laboratory Consortium named Dr. Philip Perconti, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, as its 2018 Director of the Year in a Feb. 2, 2018, announcement. The FLC is the formally chartered, nationwide network of more than 300 federal laboratories, agencies and research centers that fosters commercialization...

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  • Army researchers inspire Young Men of Color

    February 05, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 5, 2018) –- Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory West in Los Angeles recently participated in the Young Men of Color Conference at Loyola Marymount University. The students were from area Southern California middle and high schools. Sponsored by 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, the one-day event—themed...

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  • Army researcher coaches next-generation scientists, engineers

    February 02, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 2, 2018) -- A group of future researchers recently had the opportunity to work with a U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineer for a state robotics competition. Morris Berman, team leader of the ARL Advanced Power Packaging and Tactical Energy Networks Team in the Power Conditioning Branch, coached the team for the FIRST LEGO® League Maryland...

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  • University of North Texas professors visit Army Research Laboratory

    January 26, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 25, 2018) -- Nearly a dozen professors from the University of North Texas toured the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's APG facilities Jan. 18-19. The visit was part of the special relationship afforded members of ARL South, a cooperative effort based in Austin, Texas, bringing together government, industry and academia. "ARL...

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  • Researchers win Army Modeling and Simulation award

    January 26, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 26, 2018) -- The U.S. Army recently announced the winners of its 2017 Army Modeling and Simulation competition. The theme was, "Win in a Complex World – Mission Ready, Fiscally Responsible." In the individual category for Analysis, Dr. Luis Bravo, from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate,...

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  • Army advances PTSD, other cognitive research through latest partnership

    January 25, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 25, 2018) – The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Helius Medical Technologies, Inc., from Newton, Pennsylvania, have partnered to expand on early research that could mean new interventions for improving Soldier readiness and resilience, as well as reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. As part...

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  • Army Research Lab selects lead for ARL Central

    January 17, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently selected its regional lead for ARL Central in Chicago, Illinois. The lab announced its new regional partnership at ARL's Open Campus Open House last October. ARL Central is part of the Army's Open Campus program—an initiative building a science and technology ecosystem...

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  • Army researchers make explosive discovery

    January 16, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a solution to a significant challenge in making high-energy explosives. They safely improved the overall chemical yield derived from diaminoglyoxime, known as DAG, and significantly increased the amount of...

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  • Army scientists shed light on new low-cost material for seeing in the dark

    January 11, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 11, 2018) – Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Stony Brook University have developed a new synthesis process for low-cost fabrication of a material previously discounted in literature for high-sensitivity infrared cameras, opening new possibilities for future Army night-time operations. ARL's Drs. Wendy Sarney and...

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  • Army scientists improve human-agent teaming by making AI agents more transparent

    January 11, 2018

    ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) – U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists developed ways to improve collaboration between humans and artificially intelligent agents in two projects recently completed for the Autonomy Research Pilot Initiative supported by the Office of Secretary of Defense. They did so by enhancing the agent transparency, which refers...

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  • Army researcher wins competition

    January 10, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 10, 2018) -- An Army researcher from the U.S. Army Research laboratory recently received first place in the three-minute thesis competition at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Global Signal and Information Processing conference. Jeffrey Pawlick, an ARL journeyman fellow, accepted the award last month in Montreal, Quebec,...

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  • DOD recognizes Army scientist

    January 03, 2018

    A scientist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory was recently selected as the 2017 fourth quarter Department of Defense Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter. Dr. Ronald Polcawich, of ARL's Micro and Nano Devices Branch was recognized for his distinguished accomplishments in the piezoelectric microelectromechanical or PiezoMEMS field of systems. PiezoMEMS...

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Last Update / Reviewed: July 18, 2018